“I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe into her brain.” (120) Edgar Allen Poe was an 1800's author who wrote horror stories. In some of Poe’s short stories, the narrator vowed revenge, but he usually got caught, so he ended up getting executed. In Poe’s short stories, the theme “Anger can lead to bad mistakes” is shown through plot, character, and conflict. In Poe’s short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” the story clearly demonstrates that anger can lead to bad mistakes. The young man is mad at the old man’s eye, so he killed the old man.
In the short story, the narrator uses violence to kill the old man. The way in which the narrator kills the old man is he suffocated the old man with his own bed: “I then smiled gaily, to find the deed so far done” (Poe 305). This gives the readers fear because sometimes violence can lead to death, and many of the readers fear the thought of death, and murderer. The narrator was very calm when he was killing the old man, making the readers sense fear, because the readers then realize that the narrator is completely insane by how calm he was when he took the life of the old man. The reason for violence the narrator used was because of the old mans eye.
As a result, the narrator is insane and should not be prosecuted. To start off , the eye drove the narrator to insanity, which led him to take the life of the old man, The narrator does not know right from wrong. In the story, the narrator said that “For it was not the old man who vexed me, but his evil eye”(Poe). This quote from the passage proves that he is insane because he is deciding to kill someone over his “vulture eye”. A sane person would realize that killing someone over a eye is a silly, wrong thing
The Blindness Of Oedipus vs The Sight of Teiresias In Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, Oedipus wishes to avenge his city by finding and exiling the killer of the former king, Laios’s killer. Oedipus asks Teiresias who the killer was, or at least for a hint in the right direction. At first, Teiresias refused to tell him but after Oedipus insisted, he finally relented. Teiresias was a blind man but knew that Oedipus was actually the murderer, while the king’s arrogance blinded him from seeing the truth. Teiresias is a blind seer, which is rather ironic.
/ I don’t think of Meursault is a social monster the same way the people in the book do. He’s a monster for killing someone and not feeling bad for it. He’s not a monster for not believing in God and caring more about the physical world instead of emotions. (C) Explain the absurd elements of Meursault 's trial. / It seems as if he is being judged for not feeling sad over his mother’s death instead of being judged for killing the Arab man.
Although you may disagree, I say he was insane for killing the old man. First, I chose that the narrator was an insane killer because he killed the old man by his vulture eye. The narrator shows he’s insane by
He had killed him, because he was fighting for his beliefs and ideas. It can be inferred that the sniper was devastated. This shows that ideas and beliefs are not worth fighting for, because fighting for beliefs in a rough war-like manner can harm others and it can harm yourself. The story showed how the sniper harmed his brother and how the sniper harmed himself internally. Fighting for ideas and beliefs too fanatically can lead to something like this.
It can cause harm and pain to the ones you love; not only by you, but people around them. In the novel The Terrorist’s Son, Sayyid Nosair, Zack Ebrahim father lied about the horrific crime he committed; he shot Rabbi Kahane. The lawyers and Sayyid Nosair claimed that it was the Rabbi Kahane own people that murdered him because of money woes. As stated in my last journal, I do not believe crap Zak father has to say. I am surprised Zak didn’t event put two and two together.
That meaning,Mr. Grey did commit a crime that’s not common, he killed a man because he did not like an old man’s eye. That is not a common case you hear every day but Mr. Grey is not insane he clearly stated “I am aware of what I’m doing” during the period of him killing the old man. Mr. Grey’s attorney may try to claim self-defense from the old man. I have evidence on why he cannot use that statement.